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rhinoceros

an odd-toed ungulate in the family Rhinocerotidae of the order Perissodactyla, with a massive size, thick, armourplate-like skin and one or two horns low down in the middle of the face. They are herbivorous, partly nocturnal, unpredictable and aggressive. There are several genera including Diceros (white and black rhinos), Ceratotherium simum (white rhino), Dicerorhinus (Sumatran rhino) and Rhinoceros (Indian rhino).
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non-native species) animals in eighteenth-century Paris, which ranged from the famous rhinocerous, elephants, and zebra in the Royal Menagerie (open to the public) at Versailles through the rather motheaten lions and tigers of the animal shows at fairs and on the boulevards to the hundreds of monkeys, parrots, parakeets and songbirds kept as household pets.
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Middle Eastern missions, which continued to arrive into the second half of the twelfth century, carried ivory, rhinocerous horn, frankincense, rosewater, pearls, glassware, etc.
If you must eructate at the funeral do so behind a bush, and make it sound as if a rhinocerous is charging.